Middle Ages

How an illustrious family and interactions with Christians shaped the work of Samuel ben Meir.

Tamar Marvin
Nov. 29 2022 12:01AM

Two Jews who drew on Sufism.

Rachel Goldberg
Nov. 22 2022 12:01AM

A medieval rabbi with “a love of language, dark humor, penchant for astrology, personal bitterness, and dour personality.”

Tamar Marvin
Nov. 17 2022 12:01AM

Adrian von Bubenberg was here.

Nicky Blackburn
Nov. 8 2022 12:01AM

And evidence of the antiquity of Ashkenazi genetic disease.

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Sept. 1 2022 12:01AM

The rise of a conspiracy theory.

Tzafrir Barzilay
Aug. 22 2022 12:01AM

A rare tale from the Cairo Genizah.

Henry Abramson
May 10 2022 12:01AM

Rupture and reconstruction.

Haym Soloveitchik
Feb. 15 2022 12:01AM

Destruction vs. redemption—and the remarkable survival of European Jewry.

David Berger
Oct. 25 2021 12:01AM

Encrusted in shells but well preserved.

Eduardo Medina and Jacob Sharvit
Oct. 20 2021 12:01AM

Hundreds of metal items, mostly horseshoe nails.

Rossella Tercatin
Oct. 18 2021 12:01AM

The truth about an economic niche.

Henry Abramson
May 6 2021 12:01AM

Rashi’s reticence and eloquence.

Alan Jotkowitz
April 6 2021 12:01AM

Reenacting the first stirrings of our love of God.

Roslyn Weiss
March 30 2021 12:01AM